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Virtual Volunteer Fair! Come Learn How You Can Get Involved!

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American Red Cross - Louisiana Region

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LA Red Cross

The Louisiana Region of the American Red Cross is hosting a series of *VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER FAIRS*! These are great opportunities for you to learn about some of the ways that you can get involved with the Red Cross and begin your volunteering. We will be specifically discussing opportunities that are available in the Louisiana Region, but anyone is welcome to join if they want to learn more.

This is a great opportunity to talk with Red Cross representatives and ask any questions you may have!

To find the dates we are hosting these events and to RSVP, please visit our EventBrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-red-cross-virtual-volunteer-fair-registration-101933836850?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch

For any other questions, or if you have any difficulty RSVPing, please contact Mandy.Smith2@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross - Louisiana Region

Location:

4655 Sherwood Commons Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

For more than 125 years, the mission of the American Red Cross has been to help individuals and families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Red Cross provides disaster relief assistance to those affected by natural and human-caused disasters. Every day through the American Red Cross, people mobilize to help their neighbors. More than half a million volunteers of the Red Cross, many from communities like yours, help provide these life-changing and often life-saving services.

People affected by disaster need to know that they have a place to stay, food to eat and emotional support as they take the first steps to recovery. Each year, the American Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disasters nationwide. While the vast majority of these disasters are single-family and apartment home fires, the American Red Cross stands ready to support all affected in their immediate emergency needs.

Just as every disaster is an intensely personal experience, the American Red Cross believes that a commitment to making our homes and communities safe is also personal. Therefore, the American Red Cross works closely with local, state and national partners to help people personalize their risk to natural hazards and make preparedness a personal priority. The goal is to build a "culture of preparedness" that helps communities become safer and more prepared when disasters strike.

Community
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Customer Service
  • Professional Development
  • Disaster Response
  • Critical Thinking
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • The Virtual Volunteer Fair lasts between 30-45 minutes and is hosted on Zoom.
  • Ability to connect to the Zoom meeting via computer, phone, or tablet.

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